school lunch http://wfae.org en Square Fish, Bread-Butter-Milk And Other School Food Mysteries http://wfae.org/post/square-fish-bread-butter-milk-and-other-school-food-mysteries Fish square on bun, tartar sauce, buttered corn, Jell-O cubes. Bread, butter, milk.</p><p></p><p>Welcome to school lunch, any Friday in 1963.</p><p>Menus, published every week in the Shelbyville, Illinois, newspaper, gave a heads up on what was for lunch at the school cafeteria. Teachers would know when to ditch the lunch line. Children, if they were able to read a newspaper, would know when to bring a sack lunch from home.</p><p>My brother and I would read menus as if divining the future for a particular week.</p> Wed, 21 Aug 2013 15:27:54 +0000 Tamra Wilson 33748 at http://wfae.org Square Fish, Bread-Butter-Milk And Other School Food Mysteries Weighing Healthy Choices In The School Lunch Line http://wfae.org/post/weighing-healthy-choices-school-lunch-line <p>Cindy Ayers takes great pride in her kitchen. She keeps everything clean and well organized. She has to &ndash; she feeds hundreds of Elementary school kids every day. Ayers is the Cafeteria Manager at Highland Creek Elementary and oversees the preparation and serving of about 800 meals daily, including breakfast and after school snacks. But the real haul comes at lunchtime when 600-700 kids buy a school made lunch (out of 1200 enrolled). We visited the cafeteria on an ordinary Tuesday to see how it all goes down.</p> Tue, 27 Mar 2012 04:00:00 +0000 Erin Keever 2736 at http://wfae.org Weighing Healthy Choices In The School Lunch Line